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MetricStream Sponsors Executive Breakfast and Seminar on Quality and Business Process Excellence

Featured speaker from NetApp to discuss projected business benefits of implementing an enterprise-wide quality management initiative

July 18, 2008 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions, today announced that it is hosting an executive seminar with Dick Pocock, Vice President of Quality and Customer Advocacy at NetApp on July 23, 2008 between 8:30 and 11:00 AM at the Four Seasons Hotel, Palo Alto, California.

This invitation-only, complimentary breakfast and seminar for executives focused on Quality and Business Process Excellence provides an opportunity to hear from NetApp about their experience of implementing an enterprise wide quality management initiative. A key component of the initiative is a new Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) system and process that is projected to yield significant savings & ROI to NetApp.

The featured speaker for this seminar, Dick Pocock, is responsible for defining and executing the NetApp' Quality agenda, working on behalf of customers to achieve the best possible product and service quality for each deployment. He also leads the development of strong relationships with customers, partners, and suppliers. More information on the seminar can be obtained by visiting

“We are pleased to provide a forum for executives from leading hi-tech companies to hear from NetApp and share best practices in Quality Management, Operational Compliance and Risk Mitigation in manufacturing operations,” said Carl McCauley, Vice President of Sales and Operational Compliance at MetricStream. “Our customers including NetApp have been able to leverage MetricStream’s integrated platform based approach to deploy enterprise wide Quality and Operational Compliance solutions giving us a strong foot print in the High Tech manufacturing industry.”

About MetricStream
MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as Pfizer, Philips, NASDAQ, Sandisk, BP, Entergy, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor, Hitachi and TaylorMade-Adidas Golf in diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and can be reached at

About NetApp
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and achieve outstanding cost efficiency. Discover NetApp's passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at

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